The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 88 103 86
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 11 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.00% 0.26% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 8.53% 2.19% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 7
Average salary £45,375 £72,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.41% +49.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £70,500 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,875 £78,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
VMware ESX
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

System Software Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
129 137 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 11.78% 11.86% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 124 126 118
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Kent region.

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Kent

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Kent

VMware ESX
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 2 £35,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £41,000 -
VMware ESX
South East

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX.

1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (93.75%) Citrix
3 13 (81.25%) Windows
4 12 (75.00%) HP
5 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
5 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (62.50%) vSphere
6 10 (62.50%) ITIL
6 10 (62.50%) Cisco
6 10 (62.50%) SAN
6 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (50.00%) DFS Replication
8 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (50.00%) iSCSI
8 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (50.00%) NAS
8 8 (50.00%) Wireless
9 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
10 6 (37.50%) SLA
10 6 (37.50%) XenApp
10 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
11 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
11 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
12 3 (18.75%) Office 365
12 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
13 2 (12.50%) Health Informatics

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
2 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (6.25%) FileNet
5 1 (6.25%) IIS
5 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) SAN
2 8 (50.00%) Wireless
2 8 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 8 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
4 1 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Project Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Network Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Citrix Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Applications Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) NHS
2 2 (12.50%) Informatics
2 2 (12.50%) Health Informatics
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
6 2 (12.50%) CentOS
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 2 (12.50%) Line Management
2 2 (12.50%) Server Building
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) vSphere
2 8 (50.00%) DFS Replication
2 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 6 (37.50%) XenApp
5 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (93.75%) Citrix
3 12 (75.00%) HP
4 10 (62.50%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
5 2 (12.50%) Siebel
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.25%) Ektron
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) Genesys
6 1 (6.25%) Informatica